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Records of the field offices for the State of Louisiana, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1863-1872 [microform]


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reel 1. List of Book Records of Officers, State of Louisiana -- reels 1-26. Offices of Staff Officers. Bounty Agent: claims, claimants, index, and registry of payments (reels 1-3) ; Commissary of Subsistence: correspondence, account books (reels 4-6) ; Provost Marshal General of Freedmen: correspondence; registries of court cases, complaints, conscripts, refugees; other reports (reels 6-9) ; Quartermaster: correspondence, accounts (reels 9-10) ; Surgeon in Chief: ; correspondence, reports of sick and wounded, etc. (reels 11-26) --

reels 27-52. Subordinate Office, Plantation Dept. Correspondence (reel 27), registers (reels 28-29), payrolls of employed freedmen (reels 30-52), account books (reel 52) --

Subordinate Field Offices. reel 52. Abbeville -- reels 52-54. Alexandria -- reels 54-57. Algiers -- reels 58-59. Amite City -- reels 59-60. Baton Rouge (Subassistant Commissioner of the 2nd Subdistrict) -- reels 61-64. Baton Rouge (Assistant Subassistant Commissioner) -- reels 64-67. Bayou Sara -- reel 67. Bragg Home Colony -- reels 67-68. Carrollton -- reels 68-70. Clinton -- reels 70-71.Columbia -- reels 71-72. Donaldsonville (Agent) -- reels 72-73. Donaldsonville (Agent and Assistant Subassistant Commissioner) -- reels 74-75. Franklin (Subassistant Commissioner of the 3rd Subdistrict) -- reels 75-78. Franklin (Agent and Assistant Subassistant Commissioner) --

reel 79. Greenville, Hammond Station, Homer -- reels 79-80. Houma. Louisville -- reels 81-83. Lake Providence -- reels 83. McHatton Home Colony -- reels 83-84. Madisonville -- reel 84. Mansfield -- reels 84-85. Marksville -- reels 85-87. Millikens Bend -- reels 87-88. Monroe (Subassistant Commissioner of the 5th Subdistrict) -- reels 88-89. Monroe (Agent and Assistant Subassistant Commissioner) -- reel 89. Montgomeryville -- reels 89-90. Napoleonville -- reel 90. Natchitoches (Subassistant Commissioner of the 4th Subdistrict) -- reels 90-93. Natchitoches (Agent and Assistant Subassistant Commissioner) --

reels 93-95. New Iberia -- reels 96-97. New Roads -- reel 98. Rost Home Colony -- reels 98-100. St. Joseph -- reel 100. Shreveport -- reel 101. Shreveport (Superintendent of Education), Shreveport (Hospital) -- reel 102. Sparta -- reels 102-103. Thibodeaux -- reels 103-104. Trinity -- reels 104-105. Vermillionville -- reels 105-106. Vernon -- reels 106-107. Vidalia (Subassistant Commissioner of the 6th Subdistrict) -- reels 107-111. Vidalia (Agent and Assistant Subassistant Commissioner) -- reel 111. Unidentified records

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Volume Reel 0036 - Records of the field offices for the State of Louisiana, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1863-1872 - Registers and Payrolls of Freedmen Employed on Plantations Point Coupee, Sabine, St. Charles, St. Helena, St. James 1864–68
Publisher Washington, DC : U.S. Congress and National Archives and Records Administration
Pages 940
Language english-handwritten
Call number 2055098.1
Digitizing sponsor Internet Archive
Book contributor Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center
Collection refugeesfreedmenabandonedlands; allen_county; microfilm; americana; genealogy; additional_collections
Notes Film/Fiche is presented as originally captured.

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